How Donations to Hospice Help Support End-of-Life Care

As a non-profit organization, Hospice of the Red River Valley receives funds from a variety of sources, including Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. But we also rely heavily on community support to enhance the care and services we provide to those with terminal illnesses and their families. Deliberate acts of generosity ensure our compassionate care will continue, well into the...

Kindness and Compassion Personified: Why I Support Hospice

Dear friend, I wish you could have known my wife, Marcia. She was brilliant—a perfect wife and mother of four. We met as children when I pushed her in a snowbank. Years later, Marcia waited for me while I spent two years overseas with the military, and we eventually married when I returned. For 54 years, we did everything together. When...

Every Gift Counts: Donations to Hospice Patients Provide Immeasurable Support

By Jane Bartholomay If you knew you had just a few months left to laugh, love and live, how would you choose to spend your final days or weeks? For some faced with a terminal illness, the choice is clear—comfortably and surrounded by loved ones, which means accepting hospice care. What services does Hospice provide? When that decision is made—to transfer from...

Short on Cash; Long on Supporting a Cause: Cashless Ways to Give

By Joy Come January, most of us are literally and figuratively spent. But, now is a great time to make a real impact on the patients of Hospice of the Red River Valley or other causes most important to you … and you don’t need your checkbook or credit card! Consider the following cashless ways to give: Donate. Get a jump...

How are donations to Hospice of the Red River Valley used?

By Jean Do you get that same great feeling I do when you make a gift to one of your favorite charities? That’s probably because your gift goes out to help others and then comes right back at you! In fact, a number of studies in the past decade reported this surprising conclusion: when you give, your brain chemistry produces endorphins,...